The 56th Annual Tri-City Interfaith Thanksgiving Service is sponsored by the Tri-City Interfaith Council. This year's theme, “We Are One: Building Community,” focuses on how celebrating diversity can help us build unity. The liturgical fabric of the service is rich in readings from sacred prayers, chants, songs, as well as beautiful traditional costumes, dancers, and musicians.
More info: 510-797-0895 or TCIC Facebook page.
Join us for the “Compassionate Communication Across Difference” seminar, hosted by First Church Berkeley UCC. Enter at the Durant and Dana entrance.
This seminar is a part of a series of events in Berkeley to celebrate United Against Hate Week. For a full list of events, see the flyer below.
Come join the Piedmont Community Church and its African-American sister Church Imani Community Church of Oakland will be worshiping together. Dr. George Cummings, the pastor of Imani will be preaching and both the Piedmont Church choir and the Imani Gospel Choir will be performing. There will be a reception in the Church Guild Hall following the service.
Join us at Bridge Storage and ArtSpace on Friday, 11/16, as filmmaker Hector Ortiz and the Richmond Arts and Culture Commission present an evening of film shorts. Ortiz’s film, “The Announcement,” which he won an RACC neighborhood mini-grant to complete, will be featured. He has curated this evening, which also includes other short films in the overall theme of "The Upstanding Immigrant.”
Doors open at 7:00 PM. Screening and discussion will begin at 8:00 PM.
Please join us at the University Village Community Center for a “UNITED AGAINST HATE WEEK” film screening of “Near Normal Man.” In this film, Ben Stern, a Holocaust survivor for whom the past is never past and whose courage, kindness and faith remain intact, is tested once again, in a ﬁercely public battle against the Nazis in Skokie, Illinois.
Sponsored by the City of Albany, Albany Unified School District, University Village and the Albany Community Foundation, the event will also feature a conversation and Q&A with Charlene Stern, the film’s producer/director and the daughter of Ben Stern.
University Village Community Center
1123 Jackson Street, Albany
(childrenʼs activities provided)
Moe's Books is hosting a day-long letter writing campaign to encourage newly-elected officials to “stop the words of hate.” Stop by with your letter and they'll mail it out for free!
This campaign is a part of a series of events in Berkeley to celebrate United Against Hate Week. For a full list of events, see the flyer below.
Please join us in the Mill Valley Community Center Cascade Room for a free screening of the Not in Our Town film “Light in the Darkness.” The screening will be followed by a community discussion featuring NIOT founder and filmmaker, Patrice O’Neill.
The Tri-City Interfaith Council, Compassionate Fremont, Abode Services and St. James Episcopal Church are holding a Candlelight Vigil for Hunger and Homelessness at St. James Episcopal Church. The evening includes a candlelit remembrance of those who have died due to homelessness this year. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served and a meal will be offered to our guests in need.
We are pleased to invite you to the launch of the Fair Chance to Housing campaign organized by the Dellums Institute for Social Justice and Our Beloved Community Action Network. Join us in our mission to remove housing barriers for formerly incarcerated residents!
Thanks to a partnership with the Mayor's office and United Against Hate, our launch is part of the United Against Hate events.
Join us for a free screening of “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” a film that exposes a legacy of physical abuse of black women and reveals Rosa Parks’ intimate role in Recy Taylor’s story.
Please RSVP to Shani Miranda firstname.lastname@example.org or (925) 237-1303
Doors will open at 5:30
Come see a documentary about how a community worked together to overcome tragedy, stand up to hate, and create a safe town for all, after worshipers at a Sikh temple were killed by a white supremacist. A guided discussion afterwards will help people reflect on the film and current events.
"Waking in Oak Creek" depicts the year following a tragic hate crime at a Sikh temple in suburban Wisconsin, as thousands gather for vigils and community events to honor the victims and seek connection. Together, a community rocked by hate is awakened and transformed by the Sikh spirit of relentless optimism.
The documentary is 35 minutes long and will be followed by a discussion led by a representative from Jakara Movement, a grassroots community-building organization.
The Center for Race & Gender Fall 2018 Distinguished Guest Lecture presents ”Race and the Apparatus of Disposability” featuring Sherene H. Razack, Distinguished Professor and the Penny Kanner Endowed Chair in Gender Studies, UCLA.
Come join the League of Women Voters for a structured discussions about various topics. These conversations are designed to build bridges and find common connections between people. We encourage people of differing opinions and values to engage in conversation with us.
Please join us for a discussion for a teach-in that will explore the meaning of Sanctuary for All in Berkeley and what this means for community practice and public policy. The discussion will focus on how to combat Islamophobia and anti-Semitism as part of creating a sanctuary city for all. The teach-in will be facilitated by the Arab Resource and Organizing Center, Islamophobia Studies Center and Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project, Jewish Voice for Peace and the Middle East Children’s Alliance.
Join us for a Game Night Against Hate where we’ll come together for a night of fun and unity to play games that are all about cooperation! The evening is sponsored by Games of Berkeley and will feature food donated by Abe's Pizza, Artichoke Basille's Pizza, SLIVER, Super Duper Burgers, and Tacos Sinaloa!
Free interactive bystander training led by people from CAIR. During the training, participants will learn about the history and principles of nonviolence, and will practice specific de-escalation techniques as a bystander in a variety of scenarios.
Come celebrate United Against Hate Week by watching “Embracing the Dream,” a film that captures the civil rights work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Supervisor Federal D. Glover will facilitate a group discussion immediately following the screening.
“Embracing the Dream” captures the large scale protests across the country that highlight the racial injustice that continues to plague the U.S. Dr. King's dream for justice, equality and non-violence provides an urgent call for reflection and action this year.
In partnership with Not In Our Town, the city will hold a Candlelight Peace Vigil on the steps of the Emeryville Civic Center as part of United Against Hate Week here in the Bay Area. It will culminate with a candlelight vigil and the blessing of a Peace Pole to be installed on the grounds at City Hall. This day also happens to be World Kindness Day, a message we hope to share with everyone in our community.
The Candlelight Vigil and Interfaith Peace Gathering is sponsored by Ya Neemah healing circle, UUCB Social Justice Council, Not in Our Town El Sobrante and Bay Area Stands United Against Hate.